Like Glip, Inc.

closed 6/19/2015 via BusinessWire

RingCentral, Inc, acquired Glip, Inc.

synopsis: RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of cloud communication solutions, announced it has acquired Glip, Inc., a cloud messaging and collaboration company. Glip serves diverse teams and helps them be more productive with team messaging closely integrated with task management, group calendars, notes, annotations, and file sharing.
buyer: RingCentral, Inc (RNG:$1,101.99)
RingCentral provides cloud computing based business phone systems designed for today's mobile and distributed business world. RingCentral technology platform eliminates the need for expensive and technically complex on-premise legacy phone systems. "
target: Glip, Inc.
Glip is a conversation platform used to plan, share & organize work. Glip removes communication barriers with built-in text and video chat and includes file sharing, tasks management, shared calendars and more.
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announced 12/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Salesforce.com, Inc., will acquire Slack Technologies, Inc

synopsis: Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, and Slack Technologies, Inc., the most innovative enterprise communications platform, have entered into a definitive agreement under which Salesforce will acquire Slack.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$20,286.00)
Salesforce is the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), bringing companies closer to their customers in the digital age. Salesforce enables companies of every size and industry to take advantage of powerful technologies to create a 360° view of their customers. "
target: Slack Technologies, Inc (WORK:$768.14)
Slack brings all employees' communication together in one place. It creates open channels for the projects, groups and topics that teams share including messages, files & comments, inline images & video, rich link summaries and integration with the services people use every day, like Twitter, etc.
price ($mm)[EV]
$28,154 [$27,483]
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$834
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33.3x
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closed 11/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Paylocity, acquired Samepage.io

synopsis: Paylocity, a leading provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions, announces the acquisition of Samepage, an all-in-one team collaboration solution. Samepage offers digital collaboration tools including task management, file sharing, real-time document collaboration and more.
buyer: Paylocity (PCTY:$570.40)
Paylocity is a leading provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions. Paylocity offers an intuitive, easy-to-use product suite that helps businesses tackle challenges while moving them toward the promise of tomorrow. "
target: Samepage.io
Samepage is an all-in-one team collaboration suite delivering a variety of work solutions through its cloud-based platform for today's modern workforce by combining file sharing, task management, screen sharing and real-time document co-editing.
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announced 3/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Brabbler AG, will acquire SIMSme

synopsis: Brabbler AG, developer and operator of the digital communications platform "ginlo", has reached a binding agreement with Deutsche Post for the acquisition of Deutsche Post's secure messenger app SIMSme. SIMSme is an instant messenger app for private and business use.
buyer: Brabbler AG
Brabbler develops a messaging platform for the exchange of data. The company’s product includes ginlo which is a digital communication messenger that unites and combines chat messages, e-mails, and all contacts in the address book, and offers a password manager and generator. "
target parent: Deutsche Post AG
target: SIMSme
SIMSme is an instant messenger app for private and business use. Free on iOS and Android and available on desktop for business use, SIMSme can be used to send messages, files, videos, locations and more and offers secure end-to-end encryption. They are based in Germany.
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closed 3/8/2017 via BusinessWire

8x8, Inc., acquired Sameroom

synopsis: 8x8, Inc., the world’s first Communications Cloud, announced its acquisition of LeChat, Inc., the maker of Sameroom, an interoperability platform that enables cross-team messaging and collaboration in the enterprise. People can connect teams between Slack, HipChat, Skype, Fleep, Google Hangouts, Facebook Messenger and more.
buyer: 8x8, Inc. (EGHT:$352.59)
8x8 is the world’s first Communications Cloud that easily and seamlessly connects employees, customers and applications to improve business performance for enterprises large and small, global and local. "
target: Sameroom
Sameroom connects channels and rooms across different chat platforms. People can connect teams between Slack, HipChat, Skype, Fleep, Google Hangouts, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Campfire, IRC, Flowdock and Gitter.
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closed 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Cirpack, acquired Amplement

synopsis: Cirpack, a leading editor of VoIP & Unified Communications software, is acquiring Amplement, a professional social network that allows people to share and collaborate in realtime with professionals around the world.
buyer parent: Technicolor SA
buyer: Cirpack
Cirpack is a leading editor of VoIP & Unified Communications software and operator of a Telecom "Platform as a Service"​ in the Cloud. They are based in France. "
target: Amplement
Amplement is a professional social network that allows people to share and collaborate in realtime with professionals around the world. With more than half a million active members in France, Amplement is becoming an indispensable tool for the professional world.
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closed 7/12/2016 via Market Wire

Foxit Corporation, acquired Jabze

synopsis: Foxit Software, a leading software provider of fast, affordable, secure, and connected PDF solutions, announced the acquisition of Sumilux Technologies, creators of Jabze, a cloud-hosted business messaging solution that allows teams and colleagues to stay in touch with each other.
buyer: Foxit Corporation
Foxit is a leading software provider of fast, affordable, and secure PDF solutions. Businesses and consumers increase productivity by using Foxit’s cost effective products to securely work with PDF documents and forms. "
target: Jabze
Jabze, made by Sumilux Technologies, is a cloud-hosted business messaging solution that allows teams and colleagues to stay in touch with each other through instant one-on-one messages, group chat, and presence/availability information.
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announced 8/18/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Synacor, Inc., will acquire Zimbra, Inc.

synopsis: Synacor Inc., the trusted multiscreen technology & monetization partner for video, internet & communications providers, device manufacturers, and enterprises, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets from Zimbra, Inc. The company is a global leader in open source email, calendaring, and collaboration software.
buyer: Synacor, Inc. (SYNC:$84.09)
Synacor is the trusted technology development, multiplatform services and revenue partner for video, internet and communications providers, device manufacturers, and enterprises. "
target: Zimbra, Inc.
Zimbra connects people and information with unified collaboration software that includes email, calendaring, file sharing, activity streams, social networks and more. With technology designed for social, mobile and the cloud, Zimbra gives individuals the flexibility to work from virtually anywhere.
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$22
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closed 7/15/2013 via PR Newswire

Telligent Systems, Inc., acquired Zimbra, Inc.

synopsis: Telligent, a market leader in enterprise social software, announced that it has acquired from VMware the assets of Zimbra, a leading messaging and collaboration solution. Upon closing, Telligent and Zimbra will merge to form Zimbra, a new software company offering a unified social collaboration suite.
buyer: Telligent Systems, Inc.
Telligent powers online communities and enterprise social networks that are essential to business. Telligent software helps companies empower their customers, employees and partners with social collaboration tools that drive real business value: higher sales, lower costs and bigger ideas. "
target parent: EMC Corporation
target: Zimbra, Inc.
Zimbra is a robust messaging and collaboration solution designed for the post-PC era. Zimbra simplifies IT and sets the standard for web and cloud based collaboration with a smarter mailbox that enables users to connect to their personal clouds.
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closed 2/16/2010 via Market Wire

VMware Inc., acquired Zimbra, Inc.

synopsis: VMware, Inc. the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the datacenter and to the cloud, announced the completion of its acquisition of Zimbra®, the leading vendor of next-generation, open source email and collaboration software, from Yahoo! Inc.
buyer parent: EMC Corp.
buyer: VMware Inc. (VMW:$11,338.00)
VMware is the global leader in virtual infrastructure software for industry-standard systems. Organizations of all sizes use VMware solutions to simplify their IT, fully leverage their existing computing investments and respond faster to changing business demands. "
target parent: Yahoo! Inc.
target: Zimbra, Inc.
Zimbra is a leading provider of collaboration software for universities, businesses and ISP's. Zimbra's rich AJAX interface is available on or offline to dramatically improve the collaboration experience. Zimbra is available on-premise or on-demand through our extensive hosted partner program.
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closed 10/4/2007 via

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Zimbra, Inc.

synopsis: Yahoo! Inc. a leading global Internet company, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Zimbra, Inc., a leader in next generation e-mail and collaboration software. Under the terms of the agreement, Yahoo! will acquire Zimbra for approximately $350 million.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide. Yahoo!’s mission is to connect people to their passions, their communities and world’s knowledge. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. "
target: Zimbra, Inc.
Zimbra is a leading provider of collaboration software for universities, businesses and ISP's. Zimbra's rich AJAX interface is available on or offline to dramatically improve the collaboration experience. Zimbra is available on-premise or on-demand through our extensive hosted partner program.
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closed 11/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Hotshot Technologies merged with HighSide, Inc.,

synopsis: Luxembourg-based Hotshot Technologies, a developer of a secure team messaging platform, has merged with HighSide, a provider of a unified communications and file sharing platform. The merger creates a platform where organizations can create high-integrity digital identities to share information through a unified communications app on any device.
buyer: HighSide, Inc.
HighSide provides a modern unified communications and file sharing platform to teams in the private and public sectors. HighSide offers voice, video, text, and file sharing while reducing the risk of shadow IT and reliance on dated and insecure communications channels. "
target: Hotshot Technologies
Luxembourg-based Hotshot is a secure, easy-to-use platform for team messaging that is compliant with labor laws and regulatory requirements. Designed by compliance and security experts, Hotshot uses state-of-the-art encryption to protect data wherever it may be and whenever it is needed.
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closed 3/11/2013 via BNC Analysis

Stripe Inc., acquired Kickoff App

synopsis: Payments startup Stripe has made its first acquisition – Kickoff, a chat and task-management app for teams. Developed for the Mac and iOS app stores, the Kickoff app enables fluid messaging and collaboration, as well as the assignment of team tasks on projects.
buyer: Stripe Inc.
Stripe, Inc. provides services that enable users to accept payments online. It handles storing cards, subscriptions, and direct payouts to the bank account. The company serves large companies, start-ups, and side projects in the United States. "
target: Kickoff App
Kickoff is a chat and task-management app for teams. Kickoff’s Mac app allows for real-time team collaboration both online and offline. Users can create lists, share files, message each other and more.
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closed 1/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Datastax, acquired Kesque Inc.

synopsis: DataStax has acquired Kesque, a cloud messaging service fully managed and powered by Apache Pulsar. With the Kesque acquisition, DataStax enables technology leaders to deliver modern data apps with infinite scalability, accelerated developer velocity, and elastic, serverless cloud economics.
buyer: Datastax
DataStax is the open, multi-cloud stack for modern data apps. DataStax gives enterprises the freedom of choice, simplicity, and true cloud economics to deploy massive data, delivered via APIs, powering rich interactions on multi-cloud, open source and Kubernetes. "
target: Kesque Inc.
Based in Ontario, Kesque offers a fully managed cloud messaging service (SaaS) powered by Apache Pulsar. The company's product features streaming events and traditional messaging, multi-regional hybrid cloud with georeplication, support for multiple teams, schema and SQL, tiered storage, and more.
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closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Dura Software, acquired Lane Data Solutions Inc.

synopsis: San Antonio-based private investment company Dura Software has acquired Lane, a global provider of integrated messaging platforms within the health care, banking and commercial markets. Lane's services include secure fax and closed network communications, and Dura expects to build on that infrastructure to create new capabilities.
buyer: Dura Software
Dura Software specializes in hyper-niche software products that fit narrow but mission-critical use cases for business customers. Dura buys software products from owners wanting an exit to operate with no intention to sell. Sellers know their employees, customers, and reputation will be protected. "
target: Lane Data Solutions Inc.
Lane is a global provider of integrated messaging platforms within the health care, banking and commercial markets. Founded in 1976 by Dick Lane, the company provides services in more than 50 countries.
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closed 9/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Afinum Management GmbH, acquired Threema GmbH

synopsis: AFINUM has acquired Threema GmbH, the Swiss developer and provider of the leading European secure messenger solution for professional and personal communication. As part of this transaction, the three founders have made a substantial reinvestment and will continue to run the company as managing directors.
buyer: Afinum Management GmbH
Afinum has been founded in 2000 by a team that knew each other well before that. Afinum invests in small- and medium-sized companies and is one of the leading mid-cap investment firms in the German-speaking region. "
target: Threema GmbH
Threema GmbH is a Swiss developer and provider of the leading European secure messenger solution for professional and personal communication. Threema is designed to generate as little user data as possible, and all communication is always end-to-end encrypted.
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closed 4/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alltech France, acquired Azendoo SAS

synopsis: The start-up Azendoo has found a buyer to continue the development of its SaaS collaboration solution. Alltech, a player in the digital transformation of companies, headquartered in Bordeaux, has acquired Azendo, a French messaging app used by remote teams.
buyer: Alltech France
Based in France, Alltech Consulting was born from an offer of expertise in the fields of Web and mobile. Alltech's main activity is the field of engineering and consulting in new technologies, especially in the IT development sector. "
target: Azendoo SAS
Azendoo is a work collaboration platform, available both on desktop and mobile, and a digital transformation specialist. One of the fastest growing startups in France, Azendoo is a messaging app used by remote teams. It was founded in 2011 by Benoit Droulin and Grégory Lefort.
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announced 9/26/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sinch AB, will acquire myElefant

synopsis: Sinch AB (publ), a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire myElefant, a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels.
buyer: Sinch AB (OM:SINCH:$598.32)
Sinch is a trusted software provider to mobile operators, and its platform powers business-critical communications for many of the world’s largest companies. Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. "
target: myElefant
Based in France, myElefant publishes a mobile messaging SaaS platform that allows brands to improve their customers’ engagement across all mobile messaging channels. The company is one of the first to adopt conversational messaging technologies such as RCS, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.
price ($mm)
$20
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$12
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$1
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd, acquired CONVRG Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Haptik announced it has acqui-hired Convrg, a Los Angeles-based startup that develops chatbots, to serve customers in North America. Convrg is a B2B omni-channel automated voice and messaging platform for enterprise brands that want to reach their consumer on messaging apps and voice assistants.
buyer parent: Reliance Industries Limited
buyer: Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd
Aakrit Vaish and Swapan Rajdev founded Haptik in 2013, as a chat based virtual concierge mobile application. Haptik is one of the world's largest conversational AI platforms. It has processed more than 2 billion interactions till date, with a client list that includes Samsung, Coca-Cola, and more. "
target: CONVRG Technologies, Inc.
Convrg is a Los Angeles-based startup that develops chatbots, to serve customers in North America. Convrg is a B2B omni-channel automated voice and messaging platform for enterprise brands that want to reach their consumer on messaging apps and voice assistants, using a consistent brand voice.
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closed 5/23/2019 via BusinessWire

Zendesk, acquired Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC

synopsis: Zendesk, Inc., a customer service software company, announced it has acquired Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC, the Montreal-based company behind Smooch, a platform connecting businesses with customers to power more personalized and human conversations.
buyer: Zendesk (ZEN:$650.44)
Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together. Zendesk serves businesses across a multitude of industries, with more than 145,000 paid customer accounts offering service and support in more than 30 languages. "
target: Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC
Smooch Technologies Holdings ULC is the Montreal-based company behind Smooch, a platform connecting businesses with customers to power more personalized and human conversations.
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closed 6/19/2015 via BusinessWire

RingCentral, Inc, acquired Glip, Inc.

synopsis: RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of cloud communication solutions, announced it has acquired Glip, Inc., a cloud messaging and collaboration company. Glip serves diverse teams and helps them be more productive with team messaging closely integrated with task management, group calendars, notes, annotations, and file sharing.
buyer: RingCentral, Inc (RNG:$1,101.99)
RingCentral provides cloud computing based business phone systems designed for today's mobile and distributed business world. RingCentral technology platform eliminates the need for expensive and technically complex on-premise legacy phone systems. "
target: Glip, Inc.
Glip is a conversation platform used to plan, share & organize work. Glip removes communication barriers with built-in text and video chat and includes file sharing, tasks management, shared calendars and more.
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closed 12/21/2020 via BusinessWire

RingCentral, Inc, acquired DeepAffects

synopsis: RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, video meetings, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced that it has acquired DeepAffects, a leading conversational intelligence pioneer that uses artificial intelligence to analyze business conversations and extract meaningful insights.
buyer: RingCentral, Inc (RNG:$1,101.99)
RingCentral, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud Message Video Phone™, customer engagement, and contact center solutions for businesses worldwide. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premise PBX and video conferencing systems that it replaces. "
target: DeepAffects
DeepAffects is a cloud-based conversation intelligence platform driven by AI, for the enterprise to quickly integrate secure, scalable & highly accurate speaker identification, diarization, emotion recognition, and speech enhancement into the voice products.
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closed 12/21/2020 via BusinessWire

RingCentral, Inc, acquired DeepAffects

synopsis: RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, video meetings, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced that it has acquired DeepAffects, a leading conversational intelligence pioneer that uses artificial intelligence to analyze business conversations and extract meaningful insights.
buyer: RingCentral, Inc (RNG:$1,101.99)
RingCentral, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud Message Video Phone™, customer engagement, and contact center solutions for businesses worldwide. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premise PBX and video conferencing systems that it replaces. "
target: DeepAffects
DeepAffects is a cloud-based conversation intelligence platform driven by AI, for the enterprise to quickly integrate secure, scalable & highly accurate speaker identification, diarization, emotion recognition, and speech enhancement into the voice products.
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announced 1/14/2019 via BusinessWire

RingCentral, Inc, will acquire Connect First

synopsis: RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Connect First, a cloud-based outbound/blended customer engagement platform for midsize and enterprise companies.
buyer: RingCentral, Inc (RNG:$1,101.99)
RingCentral is a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premises systems, RingCentral empowers mobile and distributed workforce to communicate, collaborate, and connect from anywhere, on any device. "
target: Connect First
Connect First is a cloud-based outbound/blended customer engagement platform for midsize and enterprise companies. Connect First’s platform is deployed by customers such as the ASPCA, Carnival Cruise Line, Party City, PBS, United Way, and Business Process Outsourcers for large service providers.
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closed 10/24/2018 via BusinessWire

RingCentral, Inc, acquired Dimelo

synopsis: RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Dimelo, a leading cloud-based digital customer engagement platform.
buyer: RingCentral, Inc (RNG:$1,101.99)
RingCentral is a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premises systems, RingCentral empowers mobile and distributed workforce to communicate, collaborate, and connect from anywhere, on any device. "
target: Dimelo
Leading brands use Dimelo SaaS software applications to make it easier to manage their online customer service activities. Dimelo clients enjoy lower operating costs while increasing customer satisfaction and improving brand equity.
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closed 6/19/2015 via BusinessWire

RingCentral, Inc, acquired Glip, Inc.

synopsis: RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of cloud communication solutions, announced it has acquired Glip, Inc., a cloud messaging and collaboration company. Glip serves diverse teams and helps them be more productive with team messaging closely integrated with task management, group calendars, notes, annotations, and file sharing.
buyer: RingCentral, Inc (RNG:$1,101.99)
RingCentral provides cloud computing based business phone systems designed for today's mobile and distributed business world. RingCentral technology platform eliminates the need for expensive and technically complex on-premise legacy phone systems. "
target: Glip, Inc.
Glip is a conversation platform used to plan, share & organize work. Glip removes communication barriers with built-in text and video chat and includes file sharing, tasks management, shared calendars and more.
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announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apax Partners, will acquire Destiny NV

synopsis: Apax Partners, a Paris-based European leader in private equity, has signed an agreement with Mentha Capital to succeed them as investor in the Destiny Group, a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: Mentha Capital
target: Destiny NV
Belgium-based Destiny is a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies. With the Destiny cloud interaction platform, companies can communicate more efficiently from anywhere and with any device.
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closed 6/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Rondee

synopsis: Yahoo! has acquired Rondee, a free conference calling service founded in 2007. Rondee will be joining Yahoo! Small Business to continue innovating with technologies that help small businesses and groups.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Rondee
Rondee, Inc. is a leading provider of free conference calling services. Users can pick a theme, participants can invite others, times can be readjusted by participants, and the service sends an email reminder of the meeting.
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closed 6/28/2006 via PR Newswire

ZivVa Holdings, LLC, acquired Vocalocity

synopsis: ZivVa Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of hosted voice over internet (VoIP) applications, today announced the acquisition of Vocalocity Inc., a leading provider of OEM software for standards-based telephony solutions.
buyer: ZivVa Holdings, LLC
ZivVa is an on-demand application service provider committed to simplifying the creation and deployment of VoIP services for enterprise customers and OEM partners. "
target: Vocalocity
A leading provider of OEM software for standards-based telephony solutions. Vocalocity accelerates the migration to open telephony platforms with software that minimizes the development, integration and ongoing management burden of supporting VoiceXML, CCXML, SIP.
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closed 12/23/2020 via PR Newswire

YouMail, Inc., acquired Thumbtel Ltd.

synopsis: YouMail announced that it has acquired Thumbtel, a provider of app-based, direct-to-consumer communication services. Founded in 2008 and located in the United Kingdom, Thumbtel provides the popular Hullomail visual voicemail app and the innovative Another Number phone number service for small business teams.
buyer: YouMail, Inc.
YouMail, Inc. provides security-first, cloud-based communication services for mobile phones. Their free app-based service uses sophisticated, patented and patent-pending technology to block robocalls and phishing messages so that users are protected from spam, identify theft, and corporate fraud. "
target: Thumbtel Ltd.
Thumbtel is a provider of app-based, direct-to-consumer communication services. Founded in 2008 and located in the United Kingdom, Thumbtel provides the popular Hullomail visual voicemail app and the innovative Another Number phone number service for small business teams.
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Destiny NV, acquired OZMO cloud communications

synopsis: Belgian-based Destiny has acquired the Dutch OZMO cloud communications. OZMO specializes in cloud communication solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises through professional IT and telecom partners. OZMO supports partners with commercial tools and operational services to offer cloud communication solutions.
buyer: Destiny NV
Belgium-based Destiny is a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies. With the Destiny cloud interaction platform, companies can communicate more efficiently from anywhere and with any device. "
target: OZMO cloud communications
Netherlands-based OZMO cloud communications specialize in cloud communication solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises through professional IT and telecom partners. They support partners with commercial tools and operational services to offer a cloud communication solution to end customers.
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closed 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

FreeConference.com, acquired FreeConferencePro

synopsis: iotum, a leader in teleconference and group calling solutions, announced the acquisition of FreeConferencePro, a Connecticut-based provider of innovative and free audio conferencing services. With this acquisition, iotum continues to add voice-conferencing-services providers and customers to its robust group-calling platform, FreeConference.com.
buyer parent: Iotum
buyer: FreeConference.com
FreeConference is the original free conference calling service. FreeConference serves over a billion minutes a year of all-digital conference calls to businesses and individuals requiring top-tier performance at little or no cost. "
target: FreeConferencePro
FreeConferencePro is the highest quality, easiest to use, and most innovative audio conferencing service available to all users for free. It is an automated and secure system that allows you to sign up and receive a Conference Access Number and your own personal Passcode, ready for use immediately.
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closed 2/11/2014 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Ozefax

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services, announced that it has acquired the Internet fax business of a service provider, Sydney-based OzeFax. Ozefax Pty Limited is faxing solution specialists; providing Australian businesses with economical, reliable solutions to their telecommunication requirements.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,425.94)
j2 Global, Inc. provides cloud services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2's network spans 49 countries on six continents. It offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and customer relationship management solutions. "
target: Ozefax
Ozefax Pty Limited is faxing solution specialists; providing Australian businesses with economical, reliable solutions to their telecommunication requirements.
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closed 5/15/2013 via PR Newswire

Iotum, acquired Freeconference

synopsis: iotum, operator of the popular and versatile teleconferencing service Calliflower.com for small business, announced that it is expanding with the acquisition of California-based Global Conference Partners, provider of FreeConference.com and associated teleconferencing services.
buyer: Iotum
iotum is an international company with roots in VoIP, telecom switch development, and innovative voice and mobile services. They provide several teleconferencing platforms and collaboration services to millions of users worldwide. "
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: Freeconference
FreeConference is a service of Global Conference Partners, a leader in telephony and group communications solutions since 1985. FreeConference offers a variety of solutions to fit the conferencing needs of businesses, enterprises, individuals, community and nonprofit organizations.
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closed 1/7/2008 via BusinessWire

AT Conference, Inc., acquired A Professional Conference Call

synopsis: AT Conference, Inc., a leading provider of audio and web conferencing services, today announced it has completed the acquisition of ‘A Professional Conference Call’ of Duluth, GA.
buyer: AT Conference, Inc.
Founded in 1999, AT Conference provides conference calling services for businesses, including web conferencing, operator assisted conferencing, and special services for investor relation conferencing. Primarily focused on the SMB market, AT Conference has over 50,000 customers worldwide. "
target: A Professional Conference Call
A Professional Conference Call's experience within this changing industry has allowed us to empower our business clients with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate worldwide, while providing the highest level of conferencing products and professional customer services available.
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announced 6/15/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Sinch AB, will acquire ACL Mobile

synopsis: Sinch AB, a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, is to acquire ACL Mobile Limited, a leading communications platform provider to businesses in Southeast Asia. Their platform enables large and leading enterprises to engage their customers over multiple channels including SMS, voice, email, IP messaging and WhatsApp.
buyer: Sinch AB (OM:SINCH:$598.32)
Sweden-based Sinch brings businesses and people closer with tools enabling personal engagement. Its leading cloud communications platform lets businesses reach every mobile phone on the planet, in seconds or less, through mobile messaging, voice, and video. "
target: ACL Mobile
ACL Mobile is a leading communications platform provider to businesses in Southeast Asia. Their platform enables large and leading enterprises to engage their customers over multiple channels including SMS, voice, email, IP messaging and WhatsApp.
price ($mm)
$71*
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
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1.3x
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13.6x

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